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Emily Gertz
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    Journalist and Editor, 2003 - present
    Freelance journalist and editor, covering science, technology, and the environment. National bylines; member of Society of Environmental Journalists.
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I'm a freelance journalist, primarily covering the environment and science. Bylines in Ensia, OnEarth, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American, and more. I'm co-author of two O'Reilly books, Environmental Monitoring with Arduino and Atmospheric Monitoring with Arduino, both 2012.  I'm a contributor to The Science Writers' Handbook, coming in April 2013 from Da Capo Press.
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I know how to ride a horse, speak some Russian, and shoot a handgun.
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  • University of Oregon
    Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies
  • Rutgers University
    Political Science
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